Graduate Certificate in Creative Business

                    University of Canberra Cricos code: 00212K.

A course for people who: For anyone wanting to make the step-change to a sustainable creative life.

The Graduate Certificate in Creative Business is only open for domestic student applications and admissions requirements do apply.


Course summary: This course is about starting, building, financing and managing creative businesses. It brings together students from different creative industries to work on a common core of business problems shared by all creative businesses.

The course combines instruction in business fundamentals with case studies, group exercises and an individual project.

Read the detailed course information.

While the course has a common curriculum which all students study, you may choose one of four specialist streams:

·     Creative Leadership, led by creative entrepreneur Sue Maslin AO, producer of the hit film The Dressmaker. Focus: developing a personal and business leadership plan.

·     Content Giants, led by Piers Grove, publisher of The Betoota Advocate and founder of EnergyLab. Focus: working in teams to develop improvisational and ephemeral creative content.

·     Tenacity Labs, led by filmmaker Kylee Ingram and Dr David Court, founder of Compton School. Focus: building a sustainable business around a fertile creative idea.

·     Singular Success, led by Monica Davidson, founder of Creative Plus Business. Focus: pursuing business success as a creative freelancer.

What you’ll learn: A strong foundation in the theory and practice of developing, financing, structuring, and managing creative enterprises.

The ability to analyse creative business problems and opportunities from a multi-disciplinary perspective including financial, creative, and human resource considerations.

The ability to marshal and interpret relevant data and evidence in support of creative projects and business decision-making.

The ability to make ethical and sustainable business decisions in a complex creative business environment and reflect critically on creative and business practices.

The ability to communicate goals and plans with a high level of coherence and persuasiveness.

Program Partners: University of Canberra
Program Format: The course is structured for part-time study in 4 eight-week blocks, with each block comprising about 40 hours of lectures and workshops.
Enrolment Closes: Enrol before 22nd January, 2021.

Graduate Certificate in Creative Business Brochure

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